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Javanese Water Buffalo Horn Pierced Hand Fan

Javanese Water Buffalo Horn Pierced Hand Fan

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Textiles: Pre 1910: Item # 1239931

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Rare Javanese hand fan, made circa 1890 - 1905. The fan portion is a made of water buffalo hide that has been very ornately pierced, painted, and gold gilt. The delicate looking frame is made from water buffalo horn, which has been finely carved and curved. There are no condition issues save for a loose thread or two that can be clipped or reattached. Measures 10.25" by 9" across.